East Kilbride Pirates seniors to play in NFC 1 North

November 3rd, 2018

Meet our opposition for 2019! Conference alignments have been announced for the 2019 British American Football Association National Leagues season for Premier and Division 1 adult contact teams. As expected, the Pirates senior team drops down from NFC Premier North to NFC 1 North. They join Gateshead Senators, Glasgow Tigers, Northumberland Vikings, Yorkshire Academy Rams […]

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Pirates pillage Sheffield

October 28th, 2018

The East Kilbride Pirates women’s flag team improved their record to 8-0 with 4 more resounding wins, including a sound victory over the much-fancied Sheffield Giants. The day opened with a game against something of a bogey team for the Pirates – the Chorley Buccaneers. In last year’s games, the Buccaneers played the Pirates close, […]

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Pirates perfect so far

October 16th, 2018

The Pirates women’s flag team enter week 2 of the Opal Series with a perfect 4-0 record, matched only in the North by their competitive rivals, the Sheffield Giants. The Giants sit atop of the North conference of the Opal Series by virtue of a superior points difference, but there were plenty of positives for […]

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New Head Coaches for women’s contact and Hamilton Buccaneers

August 29th, 2018

We’re delighted to announce the following new coaching appointments. East Kilbride Pirates women’s contact Claire Cochrane takes over as Head Coach of the East Kilbride Pirates women’s contact team from outgoing Head Coach Andrew McGowan. As well as being one of the founding members of the East Kilbride Pirates women’s contact team with three seasons […]

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Pirates break Cheetahs’ Herts

August 29th, 2018

East Kilbride Pirates 46 – Hertfordshire Cheetahs 0 The Pirates Under 19 side rounded off their season with a resounding win in the National Plate Final on a cold, wet day in Leeds. East Kilbride kicked off and quickly had their opponenets under pressure. A wayward snap shot over the QB’s head and out of […]

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Tamworth tame Pirates to end campaign

August 16th, 2018

Tamworth Phoenix 55 – East Kilbride Pirates 00 The curtain came down on a season to forget for EKP with a comprehensive defeat at the hands of reigning champions Tamworth. Phoenix cliched the Northern Conference title and now move on in their attempts to retain the Britball crown. Early exchanges were tentative until Tamworth scored […]

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Pirates take Roman road to the playoffs

August 3rd, 2018

Chester Romans 20 – East Kilbride Pirates 28 Despite a sub-par performance that saw a string of missed blocks and broken tackles, the Pirates junior team did just enough to secure the win and progress to the Northern Conference Playoff Game. Chester went 3-and-out on their opening drive and a short punt gave East Kilbride […]

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Pirates becalmed as Nighthawks pounce

July 24th, 2018

Merseyside Nighthawks 46 – East Kilbride Pirates 13 East Kilbride headed south for the penultimate game of the 2018 campaign, and it was the visitors who made the breakthrough on their second drive. Seven plays took them from their own 20 to the Merseyside 4-yard line before QB Neil Baptie ran the ball home on […]

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Juniors clinch Scottish title with win over Wildcats

July 17th, 2018

Highland Wildcats 18 – East Kilbride Pirates 28 The Junior Pirates clinched their third consecutive Scottish title with a come from behind win in Inverness on Sunday. The Wildcats sprung straight out of the traps, scoring on a 47-yard run by Alex Roberts on the first play of the game. East Kilbride’s first drive stalled […]

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No reprieve As Pirates plummet towards relegation

July 11th, 2018

East Kilbride Pirates 12 – Merseyside Nighthawks 25 The Pirates’ seven year stay in the Premier Division looks set to come to an end. They would need to win both remaining games at Merseyside and Tamworth while other results also went in their favour to avoid the drop to Division 1 next year. East Kilbride […]

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